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Diploma in Hearing, Language and Speech (DHLS) - Through Quasi Distance Mode
Diploma in Hearing, Language and Speech (DHLS) - Through Quasi Distance Mode
(Recognized by RCI)
Duration of the course 1 Year
Total number of Seats   25 (for each study center)
This diploma programme is designed to generate manpower that will cater to the needs of individuals with communication disorders at the grass-root level. In this programme the students are trained to identify individuals with communication disorders and make appropriate referrals for further diagnosis. The students are also trained to supervise the caregivers in following the guidelines given by professionals for rehabilitation. Extensive practical training is given to supplement the theoretical knowledge that is imparted.

The programme is conducted at the All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore along with eleven other study centres across the country. Theory classes will be conducted at the AIISH which is beamed real time to the study centres through video-conferencing. Practical classes will be conducted at each study centre which will be supervised by the staff of the centre.
Diploma in Hearing, Language and Speech (DHLS) - Through Distance Mode

All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore Main Coordinating Centre

Existing Study Centers

  • All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore, Karnataka - Main Coordinating Center
  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry
  • Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal, Manipur
  • Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi
  • All India Institute of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AIIPMR), Haji Ali, Mumbai, Maharastra
  • Indira Gandhi Medical College, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
  • Chatrapathi Sahuji Maharaj Medical College, Lucknow University Chowk, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  • Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer, Rajasthan
  • Srirama Chandra Bhanj Medical College, Cuttack, Orissa
  • Dr. Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Baritayu, Ranchi, Jharkand
  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College & Hospital, Mayaganj, Bhagalpur, Bihar
Admission Eligibility

  • Admission to Diploma in Hearing Language and Speech is open to candidates who have passed 12th standard / II PUC with Physics, Chemistry, Biology & Mathematics.
  • Candidates should be above 17 years of age.
  • Candidates should have working knowledge in English and proficiency in their regional language.
Preference will be given to candidates from rural areas, sponsored candidates from Government / nongovernment / voluntary agencies.

Applications should be sent to the respective study centres. Interview/counselling will be done at the respective study centres.

Mode of Selection

Selection is purely on the basis of merit. The marks obtained in 12th / II PUC level will be considered for selection of candidates. A weightage of 2% will be given for the candidates with graduate or postgraduate degrees.

Distribution of Seats
Category   No. of Seats
General Merit   13
Scheduled Caste     3
Scheduled Tribe   2
OBC#   7
Total   25
# Non-Creamy layer of the Central Government OBC list
Note: From within the available seats, one seat is allotted to an eligible candidate with Physically Disability (Orthopaedic), as defined by the PWD Act. In case, the seat is not filled by a candidate with physical disability, it would be filled by a candidate from the general category.
Stipend: Students admitted to the DHLS Program will be given a stipend of Rs. 250/- per month for 10 months.
Fees for DHLS Program through Quasi distance mode
Particulars AIISH
For foreign students
From SAARC countries Outside SAARC countries
Caution money (refundable) 500
Syllabus 50
Tuition fees* - General
AIISH journal 50
Infrastructure - General
Computer facilities 1200
Identity card 50
Library 100
AIISH Gymkhana 180
Clinical practicum certificate 100
Laboratory fees 500
Sports improvement 50
Total - General
US$ 150 US$ 200
Note: All payments are in Indian rupees apart from those specified in US$

* to AIISH
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